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      09-23-2012, 05:27 PM   #1
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Anyone with DCT overheating at the track

I have searched the threads and haven't gotten a clear answer to this. I have just ordered a 135is and have really been torn on the DCT vs 6 speed manual. I track my car a few times a year. I am tempted to get a DCT because I have heard much good about them. On the other hand I am unwilling to take any chance of overheating and getting into limp mode.

If there is any chance of overheating I'll stick with the tried and true manual transmission.

Anyone with experiences on this? I am in the midwest and have been to the track on some pretty hot days. I'm less concerned about the coolant since the 135is has an auxiliary cooler in addition to the oil cooler.

Last edited by HeelToe; 09-23-2012 at 08:02 PM.